Mary Shives

Mary Kathryn Shives

Tuesday, December 25th, 1945 - Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Mary Kathryn Shives, 73, formerly of Mercersburg, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019 at the Conemaugh Hospital in Johnstown, PA.

Born December 25, 1945 in Mercersburg, PA, she was a daughter of the late John and Kathryn Hornbaker Shives.

Mary relocated to Johnstown in 1993, where she attended the Hiram-Andrews Center and graduated with her GED. She developed a love for computers and became involved in the community hospitals as a volunteer. She was a member of the Cerebral Palsy Group and enjoyed many activities with her friends. She continued to live independently until 2016, when she moved to the Brethren Home in Windber, PA. Mary enjoyed crafts, bowling, and Disney movies. Most of all, she loved her friends and family.

Surviving family include her brother, Earl Shives of Hummelstown, PA.

Mary is preceded in death by her sister, Nancy Holms.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM on Monday, March 25, 2019 at Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg, PA.

Arrangements by Lininger-Fries Funeral Home Inc., Mercersburg, PA.
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  • Service

    Monday, March 25th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, March 25th, 2019 11:00am
    Fairview Cemetery
    South Main Street
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  • Interment

    Fairview Cemetery
    South Main Street
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